That also but for as long as the G-3 assembly is alive and kicking out variants along with outright purchases of AK variants from various Eastern European countries, it is a matter of letting things go because current needs are being met, however looking ahead, decisions are pending.India will reorder 73000 sig 716 , even though galil is now made in India by plr systems with joint venture with IWI
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A range of products made by plr at gwalior factory of theirs
Pardon me for my ignorance but i dare to assume most money is channeled towards procurement of big ticket items like tanks , helis etc .
And small arms take a secondry nature , isn't it ?
Fortunately for Pakistan, we never switched from 7.62x51 to 5.56 in our production line and as you can see the 7.62 round's efficacy is still relevant so this transition, in which Pakistan ended up buying a relatively smaller number of 5.56 Carbines from Colt for our Special Forces, was avoided otherwise we would have seriously been in a difficult spot being forced to transition back from 5.56mm to a more potent round etc.